MESSAGE FROM DIRECTOR GENERAL
On the behalf of Department of Environment, I would like to welcome you all to our official website.
Established with the motive of environment protection and sustainable development, the department has been constantly focusing on improving the environmental condition of the country. The department works under the Ministry of Population and Environment and is responsible for the implementation of environmental acts and regulations. It oversees the compliance of Environmental Protection Act (EPA), 2053, Environment Protection Regulation (EPR), 2054 and pollution control standard as promulgated by the Government of Nepal. The department has been playing crucial role in assisting the ministry in formulating plans and policies.
The department has been established with the cabinet decision of 12th Shrawan 2069 and has been on constant endeavor to fulfill the mandate. The department has a team of staff who expertise on different discipline. Centrally located, it lacks its supportive organization at local level. However, it has been monitoring the industries and projects all over the country and also supporting for environmental impact adaptation.
We have to meet the targets for millennium development goal and achieve that in sustainable way. So our program is focused on different smart activities, like Water smart, Carbon and Energy smart, Agriculture smart, Biodiversity smart, Knowledge smart activities for achievement our goals.
On my leadership, the department will continuously strive to improve the environmental status of the country. We welcome for the coordination, collaboration and support from all the stakeholders, government agencies, academic institutes, I/NGOs and environment related organizations to achieve the goal of sound environment management. We expect your support on attaining our right to healthy environment.
We hope, the information provided in the website will be useful to all the information seekers. Thank you for visiting our website.
Durga Prasad Dawadi
Department of Environment
Fax: (++) + 977-1-5551149
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
Website: www.doenv.gov.np, www.pollution.gov.np